Wife Exposes Her Syrian Husband’s Fake Kuwaiti Citizenship

Wife Exposes Her Syrian Husband’s Fake Kuwaiti Citizenship

After being fed of up her significant other criticizing Kuwaitis, a wife got so angry that she revealed her husband’s fake Kuwaiti citizenship and got him arrested.   Little did she know that not only her husband but also her children will lose their Kuwaiti citizenship, according to the Kuwaiti law.     In her […]

We Asked Ma2zoons for Tips on How to Save Marriages, and Here’s What They Said

We Asked Ma2zoons for Tips on How to Save Marriages, and Here’s What They Said

by Raghda Elsayed

  If you’re engaged, dating, or even single, you’ve probably been given “marriage advice” from all the tantat (aunts) in your life. You’d think a married veteran like tant Madee7a would give you advice that would save your marriage, but it’s just a tad bit hard to believe that “alb el ragel me3deto” (A man’s […]

Egypt’s Al-Azhar Rejects Gender Equality in Inheritance, Tunisia Fires Back

Egypt’s Al-Azhar Rejects Gender Equality in Inheritance, Tunisia Fires Back

  Tunisia shocked the world this past Tuesday after its president, Beji Caid Essebsi , called for gender equality in marriage and inheritance. The Minister of Justice was asked to reconsider Publication No. 73 of Tunisian law; this publication bans Tunisian Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims. The president proposed an end to religious-based inheritance laws as […]

Tunisian President Calls for a Secular End to the Story of Gender Inequality

Tunisian President Calls for a Secular End to the Story of Gender Inequality

  Amidst presidential election campaigns in Tunisia, current president, Beji Caed Essibsi, has called for equality between men and women in all fields, including those of heritage and marriage. To say Essibsi’s proposal has caused a media frenzy would be an understatement.   Last Sunday, on Tunisia’s National Women’s Day, the Tunisian president called the […]

Egyptian Parliamentarian Proposes Lowering Legal Marriage Age to 16

Egyptian Parliamentarian Proposes Lowering Legal Marriage Age to 16

  For years on end, ‘child marriage’ has been a serious issue in Egypt.  According to a study published by the National Council for Women in 2013, 22% of girls are married before the age of 18. Another study – conducted by the International Population Council, the National Council for Population and Development, and Assiut University- […]

9 Things That Could Put Egyptian Men On the Blacklist of Marriage

9 Things That Could Put Egyptian Men On the Blacklist of Marriage

  Our ultra conservative culture sometimes forces us to listen to very messed up conversations about marriage/pre-marriage experiences. Some of us, including myself, have been forced to listen to them for so long that I genuinely don’t believe I can’t listen anymore. This is a listicle about the things we should not associate ourselves with, […]

This Omani Version of ‘Despacito’ Will Strike a Chord with Every Arab

This Omani Version of ‘Despacito’ Will Strike a Chord with Every Arab

by Rana Awadalla

  “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yanki has taken the world by storm; add a little Justin Bieber to the mix and you get the song of the century. It has been remixed, parodied and even made into memes, yet it seems like there is always something more to do with the song.   […]

Dear Arab Parents, Stop Making Your Daughters Wish They Were Married

Dear Arab Parents, Stop Making Your Daughters Wish They Were Married

I was recently exposed to a situation, where I found myself having to explain to a several number of older-aged acquaintances that telling their daughters “wait till you are married, and then do X” is a faulty logic. I am not a parent myself, and some may think that this already makes me unqualified when it […]

A Girl’s Guide to Discussing the Future with Her Man

A Girl’s Guide to Discussing the Future with Her Man

By: Rana Awadalla

When you’ve been dating your boyfriend for a while, and you feel like it’s time to take the big step, a serious conversation is often due and necessary. You have to be prepared, however, that  – once you have this conversation – you may very well realize that the two of you are looking to […]

I Am a Woman and I Want to Propose to Him

I Am a Woman and I Want to Propose to Him

by Nadia Aly

Women have come a long way since the dark ages, but for some weird reason, even in this day and age, it is still frowned upon for a woman to ask a man to marry her.   Whilst interacting with my proximate and distant circle of female acquaintances, I learned that a lot of them […]

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